How to Communicate with Your Advisor

Walk in Advising

Walk ins are for quick questions with an advisor, typically lasting 10 to 15 minutes. Discussions that take longer require a scheduled appointment. Walk ins are typically held every Monday-Friday morning and afternoon. Times will vary. Students can see the first available advisor during walk ins.

Walk in advising is appropriate for the following:

  • Check on completion of general education requirements
  • Question about campus resources
  • Clarification of a policy, procedure, date, or deadline
  • Transfer course pre-approval
  • Discussion of independent study or internship credit

Students can view walk in hours by logging into Wise Advising or viewing the department calendar.

Scheduling an Appointment

Appointments are scheduled meetings with an advisor, typically lasting 30 minutes. Current CS students can schedule an appointment with an advisor by logging into Wise Advising. If you do not see any available appointments, feel free to reach out to

Non-CS students must contact advising@cs.arizona.eduto schedule an appointment. 

Appointments are appropriate for the following:

  • Academic Probation
  • Academic Renewal
  • Apply to Graduate
  • Check on Degree Progress
  • Course Registration
  • Incoming Transfer Student
  • Long-term Planning of Academic Career
  • Prospective High School Student
  • Readmission
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal
  • Study Abroad Course Approval
  • Career Advising


Students can contact for quick questions involving: 

  • General education requirements
  • Major requirements
  • Campus resources
  • Department resources
  • Dates/deadlines
  • Policies 


Department of Computer Science
Academic Services Office
Gould-Simpson 917